Obituary: Roy Edward Blackwell

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Roy Edward Blackwell, 79, of Belfast, died Thursday, July 29, 2010, at his residence.

Mr. Blackwell was a Marshall County native and son of the late Clarence and Dallie Rodgers Blackwell. He was a self-employed brick mason and member of the Lord's House of Prayer.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Judy Umbles Blackwell of Lewisburg; two daughters, Tracey Foster of Culleoka and Penny Blackwell Coyle of Lewisburg; five sons, Timmy Blackwell, Tommy Blackwell, Mikey Blackwell, Donnie Blackwell, and Pete Blackwell, all of Lewisburg; three sisters, Mildred Foster, Anne Darnell, and Patricia Callahan, all of Lewisburg; two brothers, J.T. Blackwell and Harold Blackwell, both of Lewisburg; 18 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 31, from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Short Cemetery.